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What will happen to the workers when hotels close?

KUALA LUMPUR: The outbreak of Covid-19 saw one hotel after another closing down business, leading to thousands, or even tens of thousands, of the hotel employees with no source of income. Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) president Datuk Abdul Halim…

Apec region faces $2.1 tln output loss in 2020

KUALA LUMPUR: The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) region’s growth is expected to decline by 2.7 per cent this year, translating to an estimated output loss of $2.1 trillion compared with the 3.6 per cent growth in 2019, due to the…

Yes, it is hard to find jobs

KUCHING: Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg recently expressed his concern over the increasing unemployment rate in Sarawak. He said the rate increased by 8.7 per cent from 2017 to last year. The state’s main challenge, he added,…

Unemployment up 8.7 pct last year

KUCHING: A worrying trend that needs to be seriously studied is unemployment, as the rate of unemployment in Sarawak increased by 8.7 per cent from 2017 to last year.  Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said that 1,751…

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